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Rob Margeit

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2018 Audi Q2 2.0 TFSI quattro review
  • Quick without being manically so; Adroit handling; Edgy styling; Seamless seven-speed S tronic transmission; Excellent off-road dynamics
  • Plenty of road and wind noise; Some cheap elements in the cabin; Pretty cramped second row; Boot space well short of class leaders

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8.2 / 10

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2018 Audi Q2 2.0 TFSI quattro review

With warm hatch performance matched to all-wheel drive surety, the Audi Q2 2.0 TFSI quattro is arguably the sweet spot in the German car maker's compact SUV range.

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2018 Jaguar F-Type 400 Sport review
Rating: 8.210 /10
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2018 Jaguar F-Type 400 Sport review

The Jaguar F-Type 400 Sport is undoubtedly a piece of automotive theatre. But does it have the performance chops to match its striking looks and sonorous heartbeat?


2018 LDV T60 review
Rating: 710 /10
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2018 LDV T60 review

With the local launch of the LDV T60, the Chinese auto giant SAIC is making a big play for Australia's booming ute segment. But is the company's first dual-cab 4x4 good enough to mix it with the established players?


2017 Subaru Forester 2.5i-L review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Subaru Forester 2.5i-L review

The medium SUV segment was unheard of back in 1997 when the Subaru Forester launched its attack on an unsuspecting market. But with that market now more crowded than just about any segment, does the 2017 Subaru Forester still stack up against its rivals?


2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Super review
Rating: 810 /10
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2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Super review

The Alfa Romeo Giulia Super makes a compelling case in its fight for the cash of Euro luxury sedan buyers. But has the Italian marque done enough to warrant its inclusion amongst the German establishment?

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Toll roads: I want a refund
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Toll roads: I want a refund

Imagine buying anything, and I mean anything at all, and it didn’t work as advertised. Imagine a TV, for example, that only broadcast three channels. Or a toaster that refused to pop up. Or imagine buying a box of chocolates and when you opened the box, you discover half of them are missing...


Mercedes-Benz celebrating 50 years of AMG at Melbourne's Motorclassica
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Mercedes-Benz celebrating 50 years of AMG at Melbourne's Motorclassica

Mercedes-Benz will celebrate 50 years of its high performance AMG brand at this year’s Motorclassica in Melbourne this weekend, 13-15 October. Mercedes will celebrate the milestone with a special display featuring the sublime Mercedes-AMG GT R, an AMG E63 s and the popular AMG C63. Additionally, Mercedes-Benz has teased it will reveal a never-before-seen car on the event’s opening night...


Hyundai owners are the happiest car owners in Australia
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Hyundai owners are the happiest car owners in Australia

Hyundai owners are the happiest car owners in the country, according to the latest J.D. Power Australia Sale Satisfaction Index (SSI) Study. Hyundai took out the top spot in the customer satisfaction index, an independent survey of new car buyers. The Korean manufacturer scored 827 points out of a possible 1000 in the survey which was conducted from January through June this year...


Geely completes Lotus takeover
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Geely completes Lotus takeover

China’s largest privately-owned automotive group, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely Holding) has completed a takeover of British sports car marque, Lotus. Geely Holding now owns a majority stake of 51 per cent in Lotus Advance Technologies Sdn Bhd (Lotus) with a minority 49 per cent being held by Malaysia’s Etika Automotive...


Rolls-Royce SUV on Australian radar
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Rolls-Royce SUV on Australian radar

Don’t expect to see too many Rolls-Royces on Australia’s dirt tracks when the British luxury marque’s first SUV is launched in 2019. That’s the view of the company’s Regional Director, Asia Pacific, Paul Harris who told CarAdvice that while the SUV, dubbed ‘Project Cullinan’ will be more than capable off-road, it’s unlikely too many will venture off the hot-mix...


Mitsubishi rolls out EV charging stations in Adelaide CBD
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Mitsubishi rolls out EV charging stations in Adelaide CBD

Adelaide’s push for electrification is surging ahead with the City of Adelaide and the South Australian Government joining Mitsubishi Motors Australia to open a first-of-its-kind, fast direct current (DC) charging station in the city’s CBD. Located in Adelaide’s Central Market Precinct, the eight fast-charging stations are the first step in what will see another 11 installed by the end of the October...


Bentley close to adding a sports car to its range
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Bentley close to adding a sports car to its range

Bentley has again hinted it will add a sports car to its model line-up alongside its GT, luxury sedan and SUV offerings. Speaking to CarAdvice at the recent launch of the new 2018 Bentley Continental GT, John Paul Gregory, head of exterior design for Bentley, said the company was always looking at opportunities to attract new – and importantly, younger – customers...


Mini John Cooper Works GP Concept revealed ahead of Frankfurt debut
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Mini John Cooper Works GP Concept revealed ahead of Frankfurt debut

Mini is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Monte Carlo Rally success with the unveiling of the Mini John Cooper Works GP Concept at next week’s Frankfurt motor show. The company is calling the concept, without a hint of irony, “the maximum Mini”. Rauno Aaltonen and Henry Liddon won the gruelling event in a Mini Cooper S, the last of three wins for the tiny rocket at Monte Carlo...


2018 Nissan 370Z Nismo review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2018 Nissan 370Z Nismo review

Nissan's ageing 370Z might be nearly a decade old, but with the new Nissan 370Z Nismo, has the Japanese manufacturer finally unlocked the true potential of the coupe?


Tasmanians facing 21 years jail for dangerous driving
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Tasmanians facing 21 years jail for dangerous driving

Tasmania has declared war on hooning drivers and is prepared to throw the book at offenders, who now face up to 21 years in jail, in an effort to crack down on dangerous driving...